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Uruguay prison turns inmates into entrepreneurs

Rolando Bustamante watches his employees turn out one concrete block after another, occasionally checking an electronic tablet that records orders from clients and that lets him communicate with suppliers......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsJun 12th, 2019

"Think and Grow Rich" still speaks to today’s entrepreneurs

I’ll never forget the feeling I had when I first finished reading Napoleon Hill’s classic book, Think and Grow Rich. I felt empowered as if I could conquer the world. Turns out doing so was harder than I thought, but Think and Grow Rich is stil.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 29th, 2019

Perryville Correctional hosts first TEDx event held inside an Arizona prison

The event challenged the idea that inmates are somehow different......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 23rd, 2018

Martin Shkreli Will Serve Out His 7-Year Sentence At Minimum Security Prison

As it turns out, Martin Shkreli's post-conviction prediction that he'd serve out his sentence playing Xbox and basketball at a minimum-security "Club Fed" wasn't far off the mark. After being sentenced to seven years in federa.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeApr 20th, 2018

Who Were the South Carolina Inmates Killed During Deadliest U.S. Prison Riot in 25 Years?

Seven prisoners were stabbed to death following the eight-hour riot in a maximum-security facility......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekApr 17th, 2018

US jail riot: 7 inmates dead, 17 injured at South Carolina prison; updates

South Carolina jail riot was one of the deadliest US prison incidents in years.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardApr 16th, 2018

South Carolina jail: 7 inmates killed, 17 injured at correctional facility

South Carolina jail riot was one of the deadliest US prison incidents in years.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardApr 16th, 2018

7 Inmates Killed, 17 Injured After Fighting Breaks Out At South Carolina Prison

Seven inmates were killed and at least 17 others seriously injured after fighting broke out between prisoners inside a maximum security prison in So.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeApr 16th, 2018

Fighting inside South Carolina maximum-security prison leaves 7 inmates dead, 17 injured

AP Fighting between inmates inside a maximum security prison in South Carolina led to seven inmates dead and 17 others injured. No officers were wounded in the fights that broke out on Sunday night. COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Sev.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderApr 16th, 2018

South Carolina Prison Riot: Everything We Know As 7 Inmates Killed in Lee Correctional Facility Mass Brawl

Major fighting breaks out at maximum security facility, home to some of state's most dangerous criminals......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekApr 16th, 2018

There"s only one women"s prison in Israel — and a photographer documented the inmates in harrowing detail

Courtesy Tomer Ifrah There is only one women's prison in Israel — Neve Tirza. Just over 200 inmates call the prison home, and many of them languish in overcrowded cells and receive little care from guards. Jew.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderApr 12th, 2018

Photos of Israel"s only women"s prison show the agonizing reality of life behind bars in a country where only 1% of inmates are female

Courtesy Tomer Ifrah There is only one women's prison in Israel — Neve Tirza. Just over 200 inmates call the prison home, and many of them languish in overcrowded cells and receive little care from g.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderApr 11th, 2018

If Bill Cosby goes to jail, he’ll be one of many older Americans in the prison system

Prisons are transforming to accommodate older inmates......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 27th, 2018

BLJ: April is Second Chance Month as former inmates seek jobs

As April was declared Second Chance Month by President Donald Trump, more than 80 people who were recently released from prison completed job-readiness training programs in Buffalo and Rochester. According to U.S. Attorney James Kennedy Jr., 86 former.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 29th, 2018

Angola Inmates Halt Farm Work, Demand "Slavery" Investigation of U.S. Prisons

A brief fight between two inmates and two Louisiana State Penitentiary guards spilled over into an ongoing prison strike Wednesday......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekMay 9th, 2018

Alaska Prison Accused of Starving, Serving Pork Products to Muslim Inmates During Ramadan

Muslim inmates were given two cold meals, ranging from 500 to 1,000 calories, which sometimes contained pork products, a lawsuit claims......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekMay 23rd, 2018

Judge Orders Alaska Prison to Stop Serving Pork Products to Muslim Inmates During Ramadan

The decision follows a lawsuit filed on behalf of two Muslim inmates at the Anchorage Correctional Complex......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekMay 25th, 2018

Islamist’s Radicalized in Europe an Increasing Threat

A major French prison, which houses more than a hundred radicalized inmates, is overcrowded, understaffed and “starting to explode,” a correctional officers’ union warns. It says the guards suffer attacks and commit suicide. Europe’s l.....»»

Category: topSource: livetradingnewsJun 4th, 2018

Prison Pastor And Sheriff’s Deputy Accused Of Having Sex With Inmates

Matthew Mellerson was also a former sheriff’s deputy......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekJun 10th, 2018

John Waters On A Restored "Female Trouble," Why Prison Inmates Are His Core Audience, And the Only Place to Get a Face Lift

The Criterion Collection restoration premieres at the Provincetown Film Festival. Waters reveals his favorite line, his core audience (prison inmates), the only place you should get a face lift and why he'll never be a heroin addict......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekJun 14th, 2018

Butterfly Effect: Monarchs Raised and Released by Prisoners Solves Mystery of Migration Patterns

A maximum-security prison in Washington state was looking for new activities to improve the mental health of inmates serving long-term sentences......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekJul 12th, 2018